Astronomers find remnant of 600-year-old nova
Astronomers find remnant of 600-year-old nova
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 31, 2019
Based on the Korean astronomers' description of the phenomenon, scientists today believe the outburst occurred in a binary system that contained a dead, highly dense white dwarf star and a companion.
James Smith - Oct 30, 2019
Some scientists are reporting "fast radio bursts" that might be alien civilizations trying to communicate.
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 08, 2019
A new study uses string theory to examine black holes and provide evidence contrary to theories that suggest black hole "firewalls."
Tyler MacDonald - Oct 03, 2019
The halo of a young galaxy Q2343-BX418 could shed light on the evolution and growth of the universe's early galaxies.
Harry Marcolis - Feb 25, 2019
The discovery could lead to huge advances in astronomy, and to the creation of telescopes specifically designed to study dark matter.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 25, 2019
Search is on for more galaxy clusters hidden by very bright, active supermassive black holes.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 09, 2019
High levels of gas within the galaxy are triggering runaway star formation.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 14, 2019
Further study of ancient merger will help scientists better understand galactic evolution.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 13, 2018
New measurements show that modern physics cannot succinctly understand the rate at which the universe expands.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 13, 2018
The MeerKAT telescope provides astronomers with a brand new glimpse of the center of the Milky Way.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 11, 2018
World's most sensitive radio telescope will one day be part of larger, intercontinental facility.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 02, 2018
Discovery could help scientists better understand how the universe's first galaxies formed.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 16, 2018
Cluster of massive stars was captured by Hubble in August and December 2009.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 20, 2018
Observations of some of the oldest galaxies in the universe could give new insight into how many systems first formed.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 16, 2018
Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole at the center of a tiny galaxy, giving new insight into the odd formations.
Karen Saltos - Jul 10, 2018
According to a team of scientists, the Milky Way evolved about 10 billion years ago when it collided head-on.
Tyler MacDonald - May 04, 2018
A researcher has turned the Milky Way into a jazz composition using an algorithm to express its gases.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 30, 2018
Preliminary data suggests that the Milky Way was hit by an ancient gravitational force that rippled through it.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 26, 2018
Researchers have discovered that a galaxy's shape may reveal its age.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 18, 2018
As a result, it is likely that they came from deep beneath a planet's surface.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 04, 2018
A new study suggests the presence of a dozen black holes around the Milky Way's supermassive black hole.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 04, 2018
New research shows that Milky Way-like galaxies steadily grow with time, shedding new light on our system.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
Astronomers have spotted a galaxy without dark matter, a discovery that could rapidly change the common perceptions of galaxy formation.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 16, 2018
Researchers that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, regardless of their size or density.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 05, 2018
New research has allowed scientists to detect waves from the early days of the universe.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 22, 2018
Researchers have recently viewed the oldest and most distant supernova on record.
Delila James - Nov 30, 2017
Astronomers using the MUSE instrument on the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile have identified 72 galaxies never before detected.
Carmelo Sheppard - Oct 06, 2017
A team of isolated astronauts has found how microbes may act aboard a cramped spacecraft during long missions.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 12, 2017
A new way is developed.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 31, 2017
This suggests that the magnetic field stays fairly constant throughout the galaxy's life.
Ed Mason - Aug 22, 2017
The Universe may be a little less lumpy than previously thought, according to the newest, biggest map to date of its structure.
Clint Huston - Aug 11, 2017
While scientists have long known there are many holes throughout the reaches of the space, they did not expect to find as many as they did.
Jeremy Morrow - Mar 29, 2017
Billions of years ago, Mars looked very different to the present-day dusty rock.
Vicky Webb - Mar 14, 2017
A group of researchers wants to send a box into space that will eventually house the coldest spot in the universe.
James Carlin - Mar 14, 2017
Despite uncertainty over policy changes under the Trump administration, NASA is going ahead with plans for a cislunar pathway outpost for future human missions.
Jose Jefferies - Jan 27, 2017
The new suits were exhibited yesterday morning when Boeing went live on Facebook to launch the suits.
Jeremy Morrow - Jan 14, 2017
This brings the age old question of if NASA can use the drug why is it illegal?
Ian Marsh - Jan 11, 2017
New research by Scientists from Weizmann Institute of Science might just dispute what we think we know about how the moon came into being.
Simon Smith - Dec 30, 2016
The mystery deepens further owing to the proximity of both cameras, yet the images are entirely different.
Ian Marsh - Jul 13, 2016
Astronomers have captured two waves of energy belched by the galaxy.
Dirk Trudeau - May 23, 2016
We are learning more about Mars each day.
Ed Mason - Jan 31, 2020
A group of astronomers have discovered that a black hole collision within the next decade will release gravitational waves.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 18, 2019
Metal-rich stars have been discovered far beyond what was thought to be the galactic disk's boundary.
Lliane Hunter - Feb 07, 2019
Theoretical physicists are puzzled by the virtual absence of antimatter in our Universe.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 25, 2019
A newly discovered galaxy makes stars much, much faster than the Milky Way does.
James Smith - Jan 18, 2019
Cleveland Cavaliers guard, Kyrie Irving, is sticking by his belief that the Earth is flat.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 15, 2019
Milky Way's "big sister" continues to grow and experience new star formation.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 14, 2019
Discovery will help scientists pinpoint more potential sources of gravitational waves.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 14, 2019
A new star system further solidifies Einstein's famous theory.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jan 09, 2019
Dwarf galaxies have abundant levels of hydrogen gas, the fuel that drives star birth.
Joseph Scalise - Jan 09, 2019
A new study sheds light on both the cosmic web, as well as what the universe was like when the first galaxies formed.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 30, 2018
For the first time ever researchers have found an origin of the mysterious cosmic rays that come to Earth from outer space.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 26, 2018
A newly discovered ultra-bright quasar could provide rare insight into the first billion years of the universe's existence.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 22, 2018
The inflow and outflow of gas from galaxies' halos directly affects star formation.
Joseph Scalise - Nov 13, 2018
Astronomers found that the worlds Kepler-186f and Kepler-62f both could potentially host life.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 17, 2018
Discovery affirms scientists' model of dark matter having driven cosmic evolution.
Karen Saltos - Jul 04, 2018
A majority of the millions of bodies in the inner asteroid belt may be shrapnel from planetesimals.
Dawn Geske - Jul 02, 2018
The observed PDS 70 star is 5.4 million years old and 1.25 wider than the sun.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 27, 2018
Astronomers have witnessed the birth of a galaxy cluster for the first time in history.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 20, 2018
The large cigar-shaped object 'Oumuamua' was likely ejected from a solar system with two suns.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 14, 2018
A newly discovered relic galaxy is the closer to Earth than any other on record.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 22, 2018
A new study sheds new light on the size and speed at which black holes grow.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 07, 2018
A group of astronomers have detected planets beyond the Milky Way for the first time in history.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 26, 2017
A new study shows that the blinking star RZ Piscium may be devouring the planets around it.
Joseph Scalise - Dec 26, 2017
Researchers have evidence that shows supermassive black holes can shape and alter the space around them.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 27, 2017
Spectroscopy enables scientists to determine cluster's chemical composition.
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 15, 2017
The asteroid, named 2012 TC4, will zip by Earth at a distance of about 27,300 miles (44,000 kilometers), which is an eighth of the distance from the Earth to the Moon.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 29, 2017
Gravitational interaction is triggering star formation in both galaxies.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 29, 2017
As many as 75 percent of rogue planets may be Earth-sized rocky and icy worlds.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 22, 2017
Observations illustrate formation processes of both high- and low-mass stars.
Harry Marcolis - Jan 17, 2017
Chad Young - Dec 15, 2016
But his biggest concern was that if such an object was to hit earth, we have no way to defend ourselves.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 19, 2016
A star is being reported as the most perfectly spherical object ever observed in nature.
Adam Widmer - Nov 18, 2016
Physicist, Stephen Hawking, predicted that homo sapien life on earth has only a one thousand year shelf life remaining.
Ian Marsh - Oct 12, 2016
It has taken the satellite almost five years to get to Jupiter.
Jason Spencer - Jan 30, 2016
The California Institute of Technology may have found a ninth planet, but NASA cautions that it is still too early to jump to conclusions
Dirk Trudeau - Jan 25, 2016
A new study published in the journal Astrobiology suggests that any life that existed in our neighborhood has come and gone.
Aaron Sims - Jan 13, 2016
A new study has revealed that there is a supermassive black hole, called CID-947, that is orders of magnitude larger than it should be with respect to its host galaxy.
Dirk Trudeau - Aug 21, 2015
A team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have confirmed that neutrinos found at the South Pole actually originated from outside the Milky Way.
Andrew Blake - Aug 12, 2015
Astronomers at San Diego State University have discovered a new exoplanet that orbits not one but two stars.
Aaron Sims - Aug 04, 2015
A new study has revealed that some stars traveled insane distances from their birthplace before reaching their current location in the Milky Way.
Aaron Sims - Jul 23, 2015
Scientists looking through the ALMA telescope in Chile have discovered a faint dust cloud emanating from some of the earliest known galaxies in the universe, challenging conventions about star formation.
James Smith - Jun 24, 2015
A new study from scientists at Stony Brook University, using the Subaru telescope, describes more than 800 galaxies that could be made mostly out of dark matter.
Aaron Sims - Jun 09, 2015
This amazing photo, captured by ALMA, depicts a distant galaxy in the process of rapid star formation in breathtaking detail.
Aaron Sims - May 28, 2015
An amazing video of two high-speed chunks of matter colliding has just been released by scientists working with the Hubble Space Telescope.
Vicky Webb - May 16, 2015
It's a stunning sighting that is forcing scientists to question their fundamental theories about black holes and quasars themselves.
Tyler Henderson - May 15, 2015
Astronomers have discovered four quasars shining extremely close to each other for the first time ever.
Tracy Williams - May 14, 2015
Research from the University of Cambridge suggests that galaxies can use up other galaxies gas supplies, effectively strangling them to death.
Laurel Kornfeld - Apr 20, 2015
Next generation of telescopes could find thousands of similar phenomena within several years.
Laurel Kornfeld - Apr 16, 2015
A record 100,000 galaxies searched for heat emissions from energy use.
Kathy Fey - Apr 15, 2015
A massive scan for heat signatures across the cosmos has turned up no signs of highly advanced civilizations.